Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
On-Off (Katowice, Poland)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
On-Off (Katowice, Poland)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
Wikileaks (Valencia, Spain)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
Ne travaillez jamais (Besancon, France)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
Gentrification (Valencia, Spain)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
HELP (Praghe / Czech Republic)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
El rescate del euro (Niort, France)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
The Enlightened Vandalism (Vila-real, Spain)

Humorous and Political Street Art by Escif street art Spain politics murals
Lock (Montreal, Canada)

Spanish muralist and street artist Escif hails from Valencia, Spain but is actively globally with recent works popping up throughout Canada, Italy, and France. His use of subdued colors and simple lines helps the artist communicate his humorous and often direct commentary on capitalism, politics, the economy and other sensitive social issues. His work is much more about the message than style. In an interview with Unurth the artist shares:

Although sometimes is not easy to separate, I try to focus my work around concepts, not just shapes. I try to found my style like the consequences of my own ideas. I understand the painting as an exercise of reflection that can be shared with people. I’m not looking for decorative paintings, I try to wake up viewers minds.

Above is just a tiny fraction of Escif’s work over the last two years or so. You can see much more on his blog Street Against, on Facebook, or over on Flickr. (via arrested motion)

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